The first RAK Energy Summit will address how energy efficiency and renewable energy adoption are important drivers of regional economic growth. It is in line with the UAE Net Zero 2050 strategic initiative and the RAK Energy Efficiency and Renewables Strategy 2040.
The summit, from October 4 to 5, 2022, brings together high-ranking officials, along with local and international decision makers.
In order to enhance dialogue within the industry and cross-learning opportunities across similar strategies in the region and in the world, Ras Al Khaimah Municipality is hosting the summit.
The summit, with its main themes of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, will take place at the Al Hamra International Exhibition and Conference Centre in Ras Al Khaimah, and will bring together international thought-leaders and trailblazers with decision makers from the government and the private sector.
The summit is supported by the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), Masdar, and over 10 local government entities in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah.
The summit will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah.
The Government of Ras Al Khaimah considers energy efficiency and adoption of renewable energy as important drivers for the competitiveness and sustainability of its economy.
The RAK Energy Efficiency and Renewables Strategy 2040 targets 30% electricity savings, 20% water savings and 20% renewable energy in the generation mix by 2040.
The Strategy, already well under way through a number of programmes and initiatives, connects with Federal strategies and supports the UAE’s commitments to climate change mitigation as part of the UNFCCC.-- TradeArabia News Service